2008 Dodge Caliber Overview


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2008 Dodge Caliber Overview

Not much changed for the Dodge Caliber in 2008. This unique SUV-hatchback-station wagon compact has 4 doors and seats 5. The Caliber comes in 4 trims: the SE, SXT, R/T FWD, and R/T AWD.

Think of the SE and SXT as the more basic trims and the R/T as the more premium trim. The SE and SXT have a standard 1.8 L, 148 hp engine with 5 speed manual transmission that you can upgrade to a 2.0 L, 158 hp model. The R/T features a 2.4 L, 172 hp engine with 2 speed continuously variable transmission. All trims include standard front and side curtain airbags. Gas mileage comes out to 28 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway.

Overall, reviewers like the '08 Caliber's innovative design, comfort, and conservative fuel economy. On the other hand, you'd like to see a little more horsepower in a modern day vehicle. In any event, pick up a Dodge Caliber if you want comfort and finesse in a truly unique package.


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    Caliber Cadillic Converter

    Trunk floor on driverside is burning through metal floor, through insulation and melted to spare tire.. Strong burning odor comes through vents?

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    My 2008 dodge caliber sxt will shift into gear but will not pull, what will cause this ? I can put it in park and the rpm hand will move

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    How To Check Dodge Caliber Cvt Transmission Fluid Level?

    I bough used Dodge caliber SXT 2008 & i don't know how to check the CVT fluid level also can i use the normal fluids ?? P.S\ the nearest dealer is about 1500 KM far from where i live so i think i nee...

    49,029 views with 16 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    My Horn

    My horn is not working, a mechanic took off the steering wheel, another mechanic said he should not take off the steering wheel, because it's been program and that can cause the air bag to blow up...

    8 views with no answers yet

    My Car Overheated And My Fans Are Not Working?

    I was driving on the freeway and it overheated and then the fans stoped working

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